West Koots

Discussion in 'Canada' started by borscht zanetti, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. devildogg

    devildogg Long timer

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    Obviously rusty43 is an outstanding gentleman as he is riding a 950 so I will pass this on, oh and welcome to the West Kootenays. I just bought a set of tires for my 1190 TKC 80 front and K60 for the back, best prices I could find was bluestreak racing for the rear and Canada motorcycle for the front. And if you need help installing I have friend with a tire machine for a small donation (beer, single malt, good wine and possibly cash) he can help change them
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  2. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    Yeah, forgot to mention the tire gizmo. :photog

    I tell ya, it is nice out there and I should riding !
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  3. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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  4. Lornce

    Lornce Lost In Place

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    Looks like a fun weekend, BZ.

    Where is Saturday night's camping location?
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  5. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    You have a choice, my backyard our at the cabin on the lake. But, we have limited rides too and from the lake Sat night, so if you are comfortable riding a few miles of gravel, the lakeside camping is awesome.
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  6. motrhead

    motrhead Travellin' Soul

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    Hey, I missed this thread! I was going to start up a West Kootenays thread myself last year, but got distracted! LOL
    I am already itching to get out in the woods, so I guess I had better get to work on making something roadworthy. My girlfriend wants to ride the rail trail over to Christina Lake with me when the snow is off it. I am out enjoying my new to me Ulysses, and trying to wear off the tires so I can put on something more dirt worthy.
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  7. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    What size tires on the Uly?
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  8. motrhead

    motrhead Travellin' Soul

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    120/70-17 front, and 180/55-17 rear. I am going to try a set of the Pirelli MT60RS from the Ducati Scrambler. I could run Shinko 705s, or a Conti TKC70 rear and something else front. The Pirellis look pretty good to me.
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  9. rusty43

    rusty43 cruzincariboucountry Supporter

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    Well, what do you know......a neighbour with a tire machine....life is getting better all the time. B-B and B sounds like required riding and relaxing. Looking forward to meeting some locals.
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  10. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    First ride of the year today. Heading out this afternoon for a jaunt. Still a bit cool but nice and sunny. Woo hoo !

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    Nice first ride up along Arrow Lake.
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  11. chevmekanik

    chevmekanik Adventurer

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    Nice pics! Even with all that Orange! J K
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  12. gunnerbuck

    gunnerbuck Island Hopper

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    Nice pictures, we have had a few nice days like that this week, too bad they happened on my work days..

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    It looks like you are still running the stock muffler...
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  13. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    Yes, I have ridden the bike so little I wanted a baseline before I swap the muffler and possible jetting changes. Runs very nicely right from idle with a small amount of popping on decel.
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  14. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    Looks the first high pressure system is filling in this week. Forecast looks amazing, and that sun feels so good. I am going to alternate between bicycle and motorbike, after work this week.
    :happay
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  15. rusty43

    rusty43 cruzincariboucountry Supporter

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    I found the pyrohi lunch today
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  16. Lornce

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    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    You all done with your move? Pyrohi lunch. That stumps me unless that is the sunshine restaurant?

    Beautiful day and I am home clearing winter out of the garden.
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  18. Mike Ryder

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    You say Pyrohi I say Varenyky. Saurkruat and Bacon?
    Some say Pedaha as vell.
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  19. borscht zanetti

    borscht zanetti Pura Vida ! ... eh?

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    Pyrohi is the local Doukhabor version of Perogies. Potato and bit of cheese with sour cream.

    Your Varenyky is similar to my wife's ( Latvian ) Piragi or Pirag.
    Onion and bacon.
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  20. shuswap biker

    shuswap biker Been here awhile

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    YUP, I was thinking he had key board stutter/ Pyrohi-Perogie BAHAHA